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Job Ref: 99934484
Sector: Construction & Facilities
Date Added: 10 October 2017
  • North Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
  • Competitive
  • Grant Howarth
  • 0141 353 2354

Carbon60's clients long established Main Contract works division successfully uses the varied in-house resources of the group to offer clients a single point of contact for their project requirements wither it be traditional contracting, design and build or full turnkey developments. Due to continuous expansion they are seeking an Estimator with a Civils/Building background to join their main contract estimating team.

Key Activities will include but not limited to:·

  • Responsible for the preparation and subsequent negotiation of Tender submissions for Civil/Building projects
  • Examine incoming tenders and review contract potential
  • Measuring & 'Quantity Take-Off' from drawings
  • Producing Bills Of Quantities
  • Sourcing pre-project information and analysing sub-contractor quotations, agreements & enquiries
  • Build up tender price from first principles based on the scope of works, plans, specification, programme
  • Cost planning
  • Produce tender report in preparation for tender adjudication.
  • Attend pre & post contract interviews, client meetings etc.
  • Collect and distribute of feedback.
  • Investigate cost effective and/or alternative solutions.
  • Input data entry onto estimating software.
  • Comply with BHC Ltd procedures.
  • Maintain awareness of latest techniques.
  • Carry out other relevant duties as required from time to time.

Required Experience:

  • Ideally with 5 years or more of proven estimating experience with large Civils or Main Contract Companies
  • HNC or degree in Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering. Not critical for an experienced estimator
  • Experienced with various Forms of Contract, such as JCT and NEC, relevant to Civils/Building works as well as various methods of measurement including SMM7 & NRM2.
  • Experience in Design & Build as well as other standard construction types of construction work
  • A team player who is a confident communicator with all members of staff.
  • Estimating software experience preferably Causeway.
  • Site experience is advantageous.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.